The burning / Laura Bates.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: "Anna and her mother have moved hundreds of miles to put the past behind them. Anna hopes to make a fresh start and escape the harassment she's been subjected to. But then rumors and whispers start, and Anna tries to ignore what is happening by immersing herself in learning about Maggie, a local woman accused of witchcraft in the seventeenth century. A woman who was shamed. Silenced. And whose story has unsettling parallels to Anna's own. From Laura Bates, internationally renowned feminist and founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, comes a debut novel for the #metoo era. It's a powerful call to action, reminding all readers of the implications of sexism and the role we can each play in ending it." -- Amazon.
    • Notes:
      Includes discussion questions and conversation starters.
      Ages 14-18. Sourcebooks Fire.
      Grades 10-12. Sourcebooks Fire.
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    • ABNT:
      BATES, L. The burning. [s. l.]: Sourcebooks Fire, 2020. ISBN 9781728206738. Disponível em: Acesso em: 26 set. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Bates L. The Burning. Sourcebooks Fire; 2020. Accessed September 26, 2020.
    • APA:
      Bates, L. (2020). The burning. Sourcebooks Fire.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Bates, Laura. 2020. The Burning. Sourcebooks Fire.
    • Harvard:
      Bates, L. (2020) The burning. Sourcebooks Fire. Available at: (Accessed: 26 September 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Bates, L 2020, The burning, Sourcebooks Fire, viewed 26 September 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Bates, Laura. The Burning. Sourcebooks Fire, 2020. EBSCOhost,
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Bates, Laura. The Burning. Sourcebooks Fire, 2020.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Bates L. The burning [Internet]. Sourcebooks Fire; 2020 [cited 2020 Sep 26]. Available from:


Booklist Reviews 2020 March #1

In this emotionally charged UK import by the founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, a teenage victim of revenge porn starts over in a new school and learns how often history repeats itself when it comes to sexual double standards. Anna and her mother have moved to the tiny Scottish village of St. Monans, hoping to escape the past. Anna has deleted her social media presence and is going by her mother's maiden name. Anna soon makes good friends and finds an actual nice guy to flirt with, but a chance remark sets off a wildfire of innuendo and harassment. A local history project also leads Anna to reflect on the uncomfortable parallels between her own situation and that of a seventeenth-century woman accused of witchcraft by a possessive nobleman. This interesting historical mystery is undercut by supernatural elements that aren't smoothly integrated. Though Bates provides a powerful, hopeful ending for Anna, the authenticity of the harassment and cyberbullying is difficult to read; some may find it traumatic, others cathartic. An author's note with resources is included. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.